Manufacturing Challenges & Opportunities In Emerging Markets 2006-21-0093
The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges and opportunities for auto companies interested in setting up operations in emerging markets. One of the most widely accepted best practices is a concept called LeanThinking (1). This discussion focuses on the implementation of LeanThinking in China. In essence, LeanThinking is a broad management system; when applied to the manufacturing business sector, it is called lean manufacturing.